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Hong Kong belongs to what nation?

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April 23, 2010 2:41AM

Hong Kong is part of the People's Republic of China since 1997. Before that, it used to be part of the United Kingdom, after the Second Opium war the Chinese empire 'leased' Hong Kong for 99 years to the UK. Although Hong Kong is part of the PRC, it still has a lot of autonomy, only defense and foreign affairs are controlled by the Central Government in Beijing.